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2018 TOYOTA C-HR RECALL (PARKING BRAKE)

Make: Toyota
Model Year: 2018
Model: C-HR
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V717000
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number of Vehicles Affected: 28,584
Owner Notified Date: 11/29/2017
Report Received Date: 11/15/2017
Record Creation Date: 11/16/2017

2018 Toyota C-HR DEFECT SUMMARY

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2018 Toyota CH-R vehicles. The electronic parking brake (EPB) may not operate properly, possibly causing the parking brake not to disengage after it is applied or prevent it from being applied. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard FMVSS number 135, Light Vehicle Brake Systems.

2018 Toyota C-HR DEFECT CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY

If the EPB cannot be applied, there is an increased risk of a vehicle rollaway if the vehicle is parked on a hill without being placed into Park.

2018 Toyota C-HR RECALL CORRECTIVE SUMMARY

Toyota has notified owners, and dealers will update the programming of the skid control ECU as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on November 30, 2017. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is H0W.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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